Amitabh Bachchan is probably the biggest Superstar India has ever produced. He was born in Allahabad, on 11th October, 1942. He is the son of Hindi-Urdu poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bahchchan. He is well known for his incredible acting skills, his deep baritone voice and his humble nature.

He is nicknamed Big B, Munna and the Shahenshah of Bollywood. He went to Sherwood College, Nainital and has a double MA degree from Delhi University. Before becoming an actor, he has worked in Calcutta as an announcer for All India Radio, a stage actor and a freight company’s executive. He debuted in the movie Saat Hindustani(1969) by K.A. Abbas. He has gone on to deliver hits like Deewar, Zanjeer(1972), Sholay(1975) with Dharmendra and Amjad Khan, Coolie, Bombay to Goa etc. His filmography is extensive with him playing double and triple roles in movies like Don (1978), Kasme Vaade(1978) an the Great Gambler(1979). The first award that he had won was for his supporting role in Anand, a movie by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. He has also done playback in movies like Silsila and more recently in Baghban(2003). He has a wax statue in Madame Tussaud’s museum.

Amitabh Bachchan was very close to the Gandhi family and had been elected MP from Allahabad in 1985. But, owing to some financial misappropriation, he has to step down. He is known to be close friends with Samajwadi Party member Amar Singh.

Amitabh Bachchan has been married to Jaya Bachchan since 1973, and has 2 children with her- Abhishek and Shweta.

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Neena Gupta to play Amitabh Bachchan’s wife in ‘Goodbye’

Neena Gupta will be seen in the role of megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s wife in the upcoming film, ‘Goodbye’. The film helmed by Vikas Bahl also features southern actor Rashmika Mandanna. Backed by Balaji Telefilms and Reliance Entertainment, ‘Goodbye’ marks Neena Gupta’s first collaboration wit ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan gets first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan received the first dose of coronavirus vaccine. Big B shared the news by sharing a picture of his taking the shot. In his note, Amitabh informed that except Abhishek Bachchan, all the family members got vaccinated.  "DONE .. vaccination done .. all well .. di ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan to get Covid-10 vaccine soon

In his latest post, megastar Amitabh Bachchan opens up on taking Covid-10 vaccine. Big B has undergone eye surgery and he informed that he is in the queue to receive Covid-19 vaccine. Once he recovers from eye surgery, he will get the vaccine. He also thanked his fans for their constant support. ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan undergoes second eye surgery

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is unstoppable at 78 has been out of action for past few days as the thespian has undergone eye surgery. The first one is done before and now the second one got operated and Big B said that it is life changing experience for him. Amitabh Bachchan wrote, “And ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan sports special glasses post eye surgery

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan underwent eye surgery recently and he penned a poem in Hindi describing his condition, waiting to be operated on his other eye. The megastar also shared the English translation on his blog. "I am without sight , but sightless not in my path, I am without convenien ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan reveals he underwent eye surgery

On Saturday, when Amitabh Bachchan wrote in his blog, "Medical condition... surgery... can't write, it generated tension among his fans. But today, he clarified that he has underwent eye surgery. Today, in a lengthy post, Amitabh Bachchan thanked his fans for their worry and wrote, "Eye s ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan to undergo surgery

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan informed his fans via his Tumblr blog that he will undergo surgery but refused to share further details. The 78-year-old wrote on late Saturday night, “Medical condition .. surgery .. can’t write.” The news of his surgery has left the fans of the megastar worried. ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan back home post eye surgery

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is back home post eye surgery and he is eager to get back to work. Big B has array of movies lined up for filming. Even at this age, Amitabh Bachchan is loaded with works. Says a close friend of the family, “Amitji just refuses to slow down. Health cann ... read more